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Prison of Grass: Canada from a Native Point of View
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Prison of Grass: Canada from a Native Point of View

By Adams, Howard

Saskatoon, SK: Fifth House Books, 1995 The controversial and provocative bestseller revised and updated. 1995 reprint of the 1989 revised edition. "A classic of revisionist history." Glossy soft cover, black titling to front, white titling to spine, 206 pages. Light shelf wear, small crease to bottom free corner of front cover, light age darkening to textblock edge. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

I Am Woman

By Maracle, Lee

North Vancouver, BC: Write-on Press Publishers Ltd. , 1988 Maracle weaves "the lessons, values and oratory of her grannies, utilizing the natural prose inherent in oral history and the tradition of reaching through the use of story, combined with her own poetic visions, has given rise to this unique and significant contribution to our collective search for a path to re-gain our humanity." Soft cover, black titling to front and spine, a few black and white illustrations, 189 pages. A few small brown spots to front cover, very faint foxing to top of textblock edge, a smudge to fore edge and back cover. The inside is clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good +/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Katzie Ethnographic Notes & The Faith of a Coast Salish Indian

By Sutles, Wayne & Diamond Jenness

Victoria, BC: British Columbia Provincal Museum, 1955 Anthropology in British Columbia: Memoirs Nos. 2 & 3. Both titles are bound together. Illustrated light brown card cover with red titling to front, black titling to spine, 31 & 92 pages. Minor shelf wear and minor smudging, handwritten note inked to content page. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$70.00

Squamish Legends: The First People

By Khahtsahlano, Chief August Jack & Domanic Charlie

Charles Chamberlain & Frank T. Coan, 1966 Edited by Oliver N. Wells. Illustrated cover, yellow titling to front, several black and white illustrations, unpaginated. Some shelf wear, a small crease to top of front cover. Inside the book is clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$60.00

Tewa World: Space, Time & Becoming in a Pueblo Society
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Tewa World: Space, Time & Becoming in a Pueblo Society

By Ortiz, Alfonso

Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1969 Oritz, a social anthropologist, gives a "penetrating analysis of the complex and fascinating cosmological and ritural systems of the Tewa .... He focuses on the ideas, rules, and principles of Tewa culture as they are reflected in mythology, world view, and ritual. Tewa notions of space, time, color, number, and existence are analyzed in detail to determine how they reflect, reinforce, and lend continuity to Tewa social institutions." Green cloth with gilt titling to spine, green endpapers, 197 pages. Minor shelf wear, previous owner's name to ffep. Dust jacket is worn with sunning to spine and edges, a few chips missing to spine ends and corners, two small and one one inch closed tears. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

It Will Live Forever: Traditional Yosemite Indian Acorn Preparation
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It Will Live Forever: Traditional Yosemite Indian Acorn Preparation

By Ortiz, Beverly R. & Julia F. Parker

Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 1996 Revised second edition. Julia Parker demonstrated for over 20 years the skill of preparing acorn at the Yosemite National Park in California. In this book the anthropologist Berverly Ortiz together with Parker documents the intricate and astoundignly nuanced process of making this basic and delicious food and about a way of life of considerable complexity, beauty, and integrity. Glossy illustrated soft cover, green titling to front, white titling to spine, 148 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Revised Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Santos, Raye. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Nk\'Mip Chronicles: Art from the Inkameep Day School
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Nk'Mip Chronicles: Art from the Inkameep Day School

By Walsh, Andrea N. (Editor)

Osoyoos, BC: Osoyoos Museum, 2005 This catalogue is the result of a multi-year collaborative research project by the Osoyoos Indian Band, the Osoyoos Museum and the University of Victoria. The research examined the previously undocumented collection on Inkameep Day School art in the Museum. This catalogue records the the artwork and describes a general history of the school. Illustrated soft cover, illsutrated throughout with black and white as well as full-colour photographs and reproductions, 64 pages. Minor markings to cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$25.00

Alberta Elders\' Cree Dictionary - Alperta Ohci Ketehayak Nehyaw Otwestamakewasinahikan
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Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary - Alperta Ohci Ketehayak Nehyaw Otwestamakewasinahikan

By Waugh, Earle (Editor); Nancy LeClaire & George Cardinal

Edmonton, AB: The University of Alberta Press, 1998 The Cree people constitute the largest Aboriginal language group in Alberta, and many other Cree-speakers live across Canada. This dictionary is based upon both Northern Cree (the "TH" dialect) and Plains Cree ( the "Y" dialect). Colourful illustrated soft cover, 577 pages. Light shelf wear, brown spots to top of textblock edge, light smudges to textblock edge, gift inscription to half title, page 351 dog eared. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good +/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Katzie Ethnographic Notes, The Faith of a Coast Salish Indian
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Katzie Ethnographic Notes, The Faith of a Coast Salish Indian

By Shuttles, Wayne & Diamond Jenness

Victoria, BC: Province Of British Columbia, 1979 British Columbia Provincial Museum. Anthropology in British Columbia, Memoirs Nos. 2 & 3. 1979 re-print. Smudged and soiled cover with one inch closed tear to top of spine, worn edges, a surface piece of about 1 1/2 by 3 inches missing to back cover, bottom free corner of back creased. Inside clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Fair+ to Good-/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Potlatch
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Potlatch

By Adams, Dawn

WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985 A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. Reading Level 2A. Interest Leve: Ages 5-12. Glossy illustrated boards, black titling to front and spine, beautifully illustrated throughout by Arlene Erlandson, 22 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Erlandson, Arlene. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

First Totem Pole
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First Totem Pole

By Williams, Rose

WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985 A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. Reading Level 2C. Interest Level: Ages 7-14. The legend was told to Rose Williams by her uncle An-o-wat. Glossy illustrated boards, black titling to front and spine, beautifully illustrated throughout by Chris White, 22 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by White, Chris. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Syesis, Volume 4, 1971, Supplement 1
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Syesis, Volume 4, 1971, Supplement 1

By Scagel, Robert F. et al, eds.

The British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1972 Issued April 1972. Periodical supplement containing Donald H. Mitchell's "Archaeology of the Gulf of Georgia area, a natural region and its culture types." 228 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. Very Good -. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia
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Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia

By Barbeau, Marius

Ottawa, Canada: Canada Deparment of Mines, 1973 Faksimile Edition. Bulletin No. 61, Anthropological Series No. 12. The knowledge presented in this book was obtained firsthand during four seasons of field research from 1920 to 1926. Red card cover, black titling to front and spine, illustrated with 33 plates of black and white photographs, 275 pages. Sunning to spine fading into front and back, light crease to top free corner, light age darkening to top of textblock edge. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Arctic Expressions: Inuit Art and the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council 1961-1989
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Arctic Expressions: Inuit Art and the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council 1961-1989

By Gustavison, Susan J

Kleinburg, Ontario: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1994 The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Ltd. in Cape Dorset sent its archival collection in 1991 to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in order to ensure the security, the documentation and the accessibility of about 100,000 drawings and 3,000 prints. Soft cover, 96 pages plus full colour reproductions of 46 prints which were chosen for the exhibition: "Cape Dorset Revisited". Light shelf wear, pencil underlining within the preface and the introduction. This is a beautiful about First Nations Art and shows previously un-released prints. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall - Oblong.

$25.00

Brief History of the Coeur d\'Alene Indians 1806-1909
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Brief History of the Coeur d'Alene Indians 1806-1909

By Peltier, Jerome

Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1981 A brief history of the Coeur d'Alene Indians, also known as the Skitswish. Illustrated brown and white soft cover with white titling, black and white illustrations, 94 pages. Cover has light edge wear, more significant shelf wear with a few pale spots of discolouration, upper text block edge slightly darkened, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Delmar Johnnie Seletze\': Life Journey Through Art
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Delmar Johnnie Seletze': Life Journey Through Art

By Delmar Johnnie Seletze': Life Journey Through Art

Blurb Inc., 2011 Delmar Johnnie Seletze' is a Coast Salish artist and storyteller whose work is recognized throughout North America for its uniqueness and commitment to cultural expression. In this book he recounts how his creative visions evolved into the unique pieces of art which are in private art and jewellery collections in the Cowichan Valley and beyond. Black hard cover without titling, black end papers, illustrated throughout with colour and black & white plates, 98 pages. Upper free corners of cover bumped, light thumb dimple to page 85/86. Dust jacket has light shelf war, bumped upper free corners. This is a very handsome book, in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. Illus. by Seletze', Delmar Johnnie. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

The Land Still Speaks, Jii Nanh Tth\'aih Hee Giinkhii: Gwitchin Words About Life in Dempster Country
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The Land Still Speaks, Jii Nanh Tth'aih Hee Giinkhii: Gwitchin Words About Life in Dempster Country

By Sherry, Erin & Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

Old Crow, Yukon: Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Lands and Resources Department, 1999 "Millennia of experience living off the land have endowed Gwitchin [people] with an intimate knowledge of the geography and resources in, what we now know as, the Dempster Highway landscape. This book is the product of the work, effort, ideas, and enthusiasm of many people. In particular, the words of Gwitchin Elders tell us about the past, provide guidelines for the present, and prompt us to think about the future..." Glossy illustrated hard cover with black titling on spine and front, title page is illustrated with a black and white photograph and is SIGNED by Erin Sherry, black and white photographs and illustrations throughout, 322 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, two bumps to lower front edge, upper text block edge has some small, pale spots, there are some small, faint spots on front end papers and on pages 310 and 311, lower free corner of a portion of the text (pp. 217-284) has been bumped. Book is generally clean and tight - a handsome copy. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Pictorial Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

Learning by Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 1
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Learning by Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 1

By Gilbert, Jim & Karin Clark

Union Bay, B.C.: Raven Publishing, 1999 This publication follows the beginner's book, 'Learning by Doing Northwest Coast Native Indian Art.' "This comprehensive work, containing over 800 illustrations in both traditional and contemporary art styles, is one of the most thorough reference works available on Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations two-dimensional art. Examples of the four coastal art styles are accompanied by straightforward text, making this a unique and indispensable reference and guide book..." Illustrated brown soft cover with white titling on spine and front, black and white illustrations throughout, 200+ pages. Cover has negligible shelf wear, ink inscription on title page, otherwise this handsome copy is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Gilbert, Jim. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary
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Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary

By Antoine, Francesca; Catherine Bird; Agnes Isaac; Nellie Prince & Sally Sam

Fort Saint James, B.C.: Carrier Linguistic Committee, 1974 Compiled by Richard Walker and David B. Wilkinson, Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc. This dictionary has been prepared for members of the Central (Stuart Lake) dialect of the Carrier language, which belongs to the Athapaskan language family. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, dictionary contains Central Carrier to English and English to Central Carrier, six Appendices: Alphabet, Athapaskan Dialect Map, Grammar Sketch, Kinship, Calendar, and Counting Systems, small black and white illustrations, 397 pages. Text block edge has some very pale spots of discolouration, book is otherwise clean and tight. Dust jacket has edge wear with a few closed tears and associated creases which have been repaired with clear tape, light shelf wear which includes a half-inch spot on back where colour is missing, otherwise jacket is clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Jakob Danielsen: A Hunter\'s Life in Olden Days
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Jakob Danielsen: A Hunter's Life in Olden Days

By Danielsen, Jakob

Greenland: Atuakkiorfik (Greenland Publishers), 2002 Text is in Greenlandic, Danish and English, edited by Birger Rosendahl, translated into English by Nicholas Hills, translated into Greenlandic by Hans A. Lynge. A description of the lives of Greenlandic hunters of the early 1900s. Colourfully illustrated glossy cover with orange, blue and white titling, small oval colour frontispiece, two colour maps on rear fixed end paper, illustrated throughout with colour plates, each with a three-language description, black and white photograph of Jakob Danielsen and his family circa 1930 at rear of book, 42 pages. Cover has negligible shelf wear; this is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition, First Printing. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Danielsen, Jakob. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$35.00

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